Organized by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee in close cooperation with the UNESCO Secretariat, the 11th International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, on 16 and 17 December 2019, on the theme “Challenging Inequalities”, with a focus on areas such as youth, income, technology, gender and education.
The main objective of the Forum will be to identify concrete examples of good practices and grass-root actions as well as develop a set of recommendations to tackle inequalities, with a focus on areas such as youth, income, technology, gender and education.
WFEO was represented by the following delegates, who made their presentations:
- Ms. Ir. Prof. Wai Yie Leong, Chairperson of The Institution of Engineering and Technology Malaysia (IET), Board of Director, International Networks of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES), Executive Committee of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and the WFEO Committees on Engineering for Innovative Technologies (CEIT) and Women in Engineering (WIE)
- Ir. Dr. Chee-Fai Tan, Vice President, Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), President, Malaysia Robot Industry Association (MIRA) and President, ASEAN Confederation of Smart Industry (AI)
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